Mount Rainier National Park climbing ranger Peter Ellis took this shot of the Emmons Glacier shortly before the recent storm cycle. “You can see the winds increasing with the spindrift off the top,” he said.
Mount Rainier National Park climbing ranger Peter Ellis took this shot of the Emmons Glacier shortly before the recent storm cycle. “You can see the winds increasing with the spindrift off the top,” he said. Peter Ellis Courtesy
Mount Rainier National Park climbing ranger Peter Ellis took this shot of the Emmons Glacier shortly before the recent storm cycle. “You can see the winds increasing with the spindrift off the top,” he said. Peter Ellis Courtesy

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